Austin Black Lawyers Association P.O. Box 13321, Austin, Texas 78711-3321


Wednesday May 3 | 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

ABLA volunteers needed at VLS Legal Clinic at Webb Middle School, 601 e. St. Johns Ave., Austin Texas

Volunteering at a clinic is a minimal time commitment since clinics are from 6pm to 8:30pm. Attorneys do not have to take on cases.  VLS and TRLA staff attorneys are on-site to answer questions, the staff is knowledgeable about procedures and ready to lend a helping hand to its volunteers.  Join us as we reach out to our Austin community.


Wednesday May 10 | 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Austin Black lawyers association CLE, Austin Bar Association, Longhorn Room

Topic: “Race, Truthiness and the New Ethics”

Presenter: Tracy Walters McCormack, Senior Lecturer and Director – Advocacy Programs at The University of Texas School of Law. This CLE is free for current ABLA members; new members can join online at or at the CLE.

$25.00 | 1 CLE credit hour

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Saturday June 3 | 8:30 am- 5:30pm

34th Annual Virgil C. Lott Scholarship Golf Tournament at The Golf Club at Star Ranch, 2500 Fm 685, Hutto, Texas 78634

Please join the Austin Black Lawyers Association for the 34th annual Virgil C. Lott Golf tournament honoring, Virgil C. Lott who was the first African American to graduate from The University of Texas School of Law. The scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors in Austin ISD and the surrounding ISDs who exhibit community service, good scholastic standing, evidence of leadership, and extracurricular involvement. Recipients are awarded the scholarship upon acceptance to any junior college or university. The goal for this year is to raise $20,000 so bring your best swing.


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